TRUCKS WITH MAJOR DEFECTS * Australia: By Australian Heavy Vehicle Repairs Association
* NSW - Repair group calls for Heavy Vehicle written off register
--- Hundreds of truck drivers run the risk of purchasing and driving vehicles with major defects, according to Australian Heavy Vehicle Repairs Association Chairman Richard Nathan... For over seven years Richard, along with a number of other industry groups, have lead the charge for a Written Off Vehicle Register (WOVR) for Heavy Vehicles to protect drivers from unknowingly operating vehicles with hidden and possibly deadly problems... Unlike passenger vehicles, heavy vehicle owners, in a majority of states, have no way of tracing the history of their vehicle or past damage... The NHVR confirmed they will be supporting the move with NSW Roads and Maritime Services taking the lead...
(Photo by Kirstin Payne - A Heavy vehicle damaged on impact) -- Sydney, NSW, Australia - Big Rigs, by Kirstin Payne - 3rd Jul 2017